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Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc Virginia Commonwealth University, West Broad Street, Richmond, VA, USA
Jul 19, 2019
Full time
Virginia Commonwealth University invites nominations, expressions of intent, and applications for an exceptional leader to serve as the associate vice provost for student financial services. The associate vice provost for student financial services is a newly defined role seeking to enhance collaborative efforts of the offices of Financial Aid, Student Accounts, and a new Student Financial Management Center to achieve departmental and institutional goals and to define and implement strategies that positively impact enrollment and student success. This role reports to the vice provost for strategic enrollment management and is an integral member of the Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) leadership team. The AVP provides leadership to a diverse staff focused on delivering high student engagement in an environment that is highly regulated, compliance driven, and requires great transparency. This position is responsible for leading strategic planning and implementation of financial aid awards, communication plans, business processes/student service redesign, budget management, supervision of employees, operations management, and successful collaboration with academic schools/colleges and other university constituents. The incumbent, along with the directors of each department, ensures federal and state regulatory compliance, develops best practices and is a leading authority on all matters pertaining to financial aid, student accounts, and student financial services. The AVP is a key leader with gravitas who brings fresh ideas and perspectives and possesses an ability to galvanize, build consensus, and institutionalize policies that are both practical and innovative while focusing on VCU’s commitment of enhancing student success. A successful candidate should possess at minimum a master’s degree in higher education management, business, or a related field, equivalent experience may be considered; doctorate/terminal degree preferred. Successful candidates would have other experience to include: demonstrated excellence and strong professional ethics in a financial aid, student accounts, or finance position; at least 10 years of progressive, related experience will be given greater consideration; experience managing budgets for financial aid/scholarships and departmental operations; proven success in supervising a team of knowledgeable financial aid, student accounts, or finance professionals; knowledge of current technologies and issues concerning student accounts and financial aid in higher education; demonstrated administrative and organizational skills; and business acumen, professional demeanor with strong interpersonal and communication skills required to work within and foster a collaborative university team.   How to Apply Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting Virginia Commonwealth University in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. For best consideration, please submit application materials prior to September 23, 2019. Application materials should be submitted to the VCU eJobs portal located at the link below: VCU eJobs portal: Additionally, confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to: Betty Turner Asher, Partner Ashley Hice, Senior Executive Search Consultant Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. 42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206 Miramar Beach, Florida 32550 Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272 Email: bettyasher@greenwoodsearch.com Email: ashleyhice@greenwoodsearch.com For more information on Virginia Commonwealth University, please visit vcu.edu and https://www.vcu.edu/about-vcu/facts-and-rankings/ .   Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Red Lake Nation College Red Lake, MN, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
POSITION TITLE:  Director of Library Services and Tribal Archives– Full-Time DEPARTMENT:  Academic Administration REPORTS TO:   VP of Operations & Academic Affairs SALARY: Negotiable START DATE: Open Until Filled PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:   The primary major responsibility of this position is to direct the activities and development of the community library collections and services in order to support the mission and educational goals of the Red Lake Nation College.  This will involve seeking book collections and grant funding to support the Community Library. The secondary major responsibility of this position is to direct the activities, development and protection of the Tribal Archives collections of the Red Lake Nation Tribe.  The Tribal Archives aspect of this position may eventually become a separate position with additional and separate management, administration and fundraising duties.   ACCOUNTABILITY:  This current position will report to the VP of Operations & Academic Affairs of the Red Lake Nation College and will also keep the College President closely informed of all Library and Archives operational affairs.    Since the Tribal Archives are located in the Red Lake Nation College, this position will oversee the Tribal Archives until further notice.  Eventually, a new position may be developed for separate Library and Tribal Archives activities. Currently, the Tribal Archives aspect of this position will require that the College President and the Tribe be kept informed of all aspects of the Tribal Archives operations. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Direct the activities and development of community library collections and services in order to support the mission and educational goals of the Red Lake Nation College.  This includes supporting faculty and providing information literacy training to students. This position involves heavy grant writing and seeking book collections and funding for community libraries. Direct the activities, development and protection of the Tribal Archives collections of the Red Lake Nation Tribe.   Work will include intense collaborating with colleagues, Tribal staff and faculty, Tribal officials and community members while promoting the library and college, and serving its learning community with collections and services.   Since part of the mission of the Tribal College is to promote and encourage Ojibwe language use, this will be a major operating goal of the community library. Serve on committees and assist the VP of Operations & Academic Affairs in collecting and organizing information as necessary for accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission. Another key responsibility of this position is to serve the Red Lake Community with library services to children, students, community members and elders.   Writing grants and active fundraising to support all of the major responsibilities are also required.   These efforts will include working with current RLNC staff to coordinate all fundraising efforts. The Director of Tribal Archives & Community Library Services is generally responsible for providing library service and access, managing the overall operations of the library and archives, communicating and collaborating with colleagues to direct and develop library collections and services, and serving the college learning community and the greater Red Lake community. The Tribal Archives aspect of the position will involve working through the College President for all aspects of communication, management and administration of the Tribal Archives.  This will be to ensure close communication and cooperation with the Tribe and the Community. Like all Tribal College communication, all communication with the Tribe will first go through the College President.  Regular written monthly reports on Library and Archives operations will be provided to the College President.  Also, quarterly reports will be provided if requested by the President.  Other duties as assigned. EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS: Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) or (MLIS) required.  Specialization in Tribal Archives strongly desired. Previous experience in library management preferred. Teaching experience preferred. Experience managing administrative projects and events. Knowledge of library technological systems and software.  Previous grant management experience preferred. Knowledge and understanding of Anishinaabe culture and history. Red Lake Tribal Member and Native Hiring Preference applies. SKILLS/ABILITIES: Strong verbal and written communication skills. Outstanding public relations and human relations skills. Ability to assume a leadership role and to multi-task. Ability to remain calm and patient when under duress. Willingness to initiate and carry out complex tasks with or without supervision. Team player who can work with diverse populations and personalities. Excellent communication skills with supervisors and keep supervisors well informed of all sensitive Library and Archives issues. Understanding of and commitment to the Red Lake Nation College Mission and Vision statements. SALARY: Negotiable.  Depending upon qualifications. EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) or a Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program required and a specialization in Tribal Archives knowledge and education are preferred.   LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid Minnesota driver’s license within 30 days of hire, and current auto insurance. APPLY:  Only electronic applications will be accepted.  Apply by sending resume, cover letter and unofficial graduate transcripts to Mandy Schram, VP of Operations & Academic Affairs, mandy.schram@rlnc.education.
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Jul 16, 2019
Full time
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is seeking a Dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. The Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the College and reports to the Provost. The Dean leads the College in building and supporting strong degrees across all areas of LAS, championing the values of liberal education, delivering a high-quality curriculum, and promoting excellence in research and creative work. The Dean develops and promotes strategic plans for the College, works with the department chairs and program directors in advancing the broad interests of the College, and guides the College’s fundraising and development efforts. The Dean must work collegially with fellow members of the Deans' Council and with other senior university administrators, as well as with alumni and members of the community, to advance the academic mission of the College and University. The Dean of LAS will prioritize building solid, professional, and effective relationships with the College, faculty, staff, and students. To this end, the Dean will actively engage individual stakeholders and constituent groups to understand what is important within the College. As UCCS has recently been designated a Carnegie R2 university, the new Dean must have a strong vision and be able to lead transformation at this time of change at the University. The Dean will focus on innovative, cross-disciplinary programming to be promoted across the campus while nurturing existing academic programs. Minimum requirements include a terminal degree in a field represented within the College, a rank of Full Professor by virtue of an outstanding record in both research and teaching, demonstrated academic leadership and a history of obtaining and managing finances. The Dean will be a proven leader in education and research with an established record in supporting and building positive relationships with faculty and administration. They will also be a proven leader in promoting research and creative works, and in advocating for high quality graduate and undergraduate education. The Dean will be a transparent communicator and will have demonstrated the ability to manage a large budget, develop successful policies, and efficiently promote the values and initiatives of LAS to leadership and the outside community. Demonstrated success in fundraising will be viewed favorably. In order to apply, please submit a comprehensive CV, cover letter, and names and addresses of five references to uccs_deanlas@odgersberndtson.com. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by August 23rd, 2019.
Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
Jul 16, 2019
Full time
The Skidmore College   ACS -approved Department of Chemistry invites applications from individuals, at any rank, who can teach primarily in our organic chemistry sequence for a tenure-track position to begin Fall 2020. Skidmore is a highly selective, nationally-ranked liberal arts college located in Saratoga Springs, New York with a student population of 2,650, 24% of whom are domestic students of color, 12% are international students, and 14% are first generation students. The successful candidate will contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their inclusive teaching, scholarship, and service. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio (8:1), Skidmore is known for its faculty of teacher-scholars devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates. Enthusiasm for teaching, mentoring, and advising a diverse student population is essential. A Ph.D. in organic chemistry or a related field (e.g., chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, organometallic chemistry, and polymer chemistry) is required and post-doctoral experience is beneficial, although not required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach on average 9 contact hours each semester (a lecture section is 3 contact hours, a lab section is 3 to 4 contact hours), primarily in our organic chemistry sequence plus on occasion upper level courses in their area of specialization, introductory courses, and every few years an interdisciplinary first-year seminar (topic open), as well as develop a vibrant research program with undergraduate collaborators, advise students, and participate in departmental and college service. Skidmore supports faculty in many ways, including competitive start-up funds, pre-tenure research leaves, internal grants for collaborative research, a new faculty learning community, funds to travel to present and for societal memberships, writing groups, and a course release in the first year. Skidmore is in the process of building its innovative Center for Integrated Sciences. Please visit our position search page https://www.skidmore.edu/chemistry/search/ for additional information including about teaching loads, resources available, the search process, and the new Center for Integrated Sciences. We encourage applications from individuals with identities historically minoritized in the sciences and who have experience working with diverse student populations. Successful applicants should highlight any specific experiences and expertise related to supporting a diverse and inclusive educational community throughout their application materials. Review of applications will begin on September 16, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. A Ph.D. in organic chemistry (A Ph.D. in chemistry with an emphasis in organic chemistry) or a related field, such as chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, organometallic chemistry, and polymer chemistry, is required in order to teach courses in our organic chemistry sequence. Enthusiasm for teaching, mentoring, and advising a diverse student population is essential. A complete application includes the following materials: (1) a cover letter that includes how you will effectively engage with a diverse student body as a teacher, advisor, and mentor; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of your research plans that also includes the role of undergraduates in your research project(s), how you plan to recruit & facilitate a diverse and inclusive undergraduate research group, potential journals to publish the work in & conferences to present at, potential external sources of funding, and a list of major equipment needs; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy that explains how you will effectively engage students in the classroom and laboratory in an inclusive manner, informed by your teaching experience and training, as well as denotes courses you are interested in teaching; (5) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts scanned as one  PDF ; and (6) the names, affiliations, and contact information of three professional references.
Michigan State University Extension Bellaire, MI, USA
Jul 15, 2019
Full time
Northwest MI Farm Management Extension Educator Position Overview As part of Michigan State University Extension and the Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute, this position will provide local as well as statewide leadership and educational programming expertise in Farm Management with emphasis on whole-farm business analysis. The successful applicant will work with farmers and agribusiness across northwest Michigan and work statewide as appropriate. Northwest Michigan is home for much of Michigan’s cherry industry, along with apple and wine grape production, together with traditional row crop and livestock farms, with many large and progressive farmers in the region. This position will collaborate across work teams, Institutes and commodity groups, and work with faculty, specialists and educators for overall advancement of Michigan agricultural industries. This position will be the regional point-of-contact for eastern Michigan and provide leadership and educational programming expertise in farm management with an emphasis on farm business analysis, business transition, income tax education, and general farm business management topics, such as economics of technologies and return on investment. The successful applicant will design, implement, and evaluate educational programming that is research based, will address the needs of clientele groups; ensure dissemination of research-based information through various methods, including multi-media, in- person education, social media, use of distance education technologies, written articles, bulletins, etc. This position is located in Antrim County which is near Traverse City. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements) ‌ Master’s degree required. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to farm business management are invited to apply with the understanding that completion of a Master’s degree will be required within a specified time frame, in a related field, after employment.   Application Process To view the full position description and required qualifications, please visit the applicable Michigan State University careers page at http://careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/job/501934/extension-educatorfixed .   Applicants are asked to provide a current resume, cover letter and four (4) professional references (at least two prior supervisors) including email addresses.   This position is a full-time, fixed term end dated appointment.   Application Deadline: August 28, 2019.   MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. Michigan State University Extension employment opportunities are open to eligible/qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status.   MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.  
American Indian Academy of Denver Denver, CO, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Status: Full-Time FLSA Classification: Exempt Reports To: Principal or Head of School Annual Work Days:   American Indian Academy of Denver (AIAD) is a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) school opening at the beginning of the 2020 school year providing rigorous learning opportunities for 6-8th grade students . POSITION SUMMARY AIAD is a mission-driven, community-based school looking for an Assistant Principal who, under the supervision of the Principal or Head of School, assists the Principal or Head of School as the educational leader and chief administrator of the AIAD; plan and directs the instructional programs and school plant operations; participates in and helps plan staff, student and community activities; organizes, directs, evaluates and supervises assigned certificated and classified staff. Responsibilities also include school safety, student attendance, and student discipline and community relations.   Join us if the following questions inspire you!   How do we spend 1 (PAID) year to refine our school model grounded in Indigenous belief systems and values with our community design team (students, parents, educators, and community partners)? How do we create a sense of belonging for students, educators, families, and community partners? How do we inspire, retain, and empower students, staff, and families to invest in school vision and to iterate our systems until we reach our vision? How do we enforce school practices and student policies that honor individual differences and protect the dignity of every student? How do we create a “no-blame highly productive culture of data where teams own data and are grounded in searching for root causes and testing hypotheses”? How do we courageously engage in difficult conversations with students, families educators and community partners to deepen quality of learning and instruction? How do we create a culture of culturally-sensitive communication that leverages the strengths of linguistic, cultural, and socio-economic diversity? How do we support and coach educators to scaffold strategies and techniques so students can internalize different techniques for self-advocacy?   REQUIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS AND MINDSET A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in educational administration, instructional technology, or a closely related field. Valid Colorado teaching, pupil personnel service or administrative services credential. At least four years of successful elementary, middle or junior high school teaching experience, including the completion of an administrative training program. At least one year of verifiable experience in a non-classroom leadership position such as coordinator, instructional coach, etc. English Language Acquisition (ELA) endorsement, advanced degree, or other qualifications that demonstrate ELA expertise Commitment to decolonized mindsets and practices Deep internalization of shared leadership model and co-creation processes Deep understanding of what it means to live as part of a marginalized group of people Great relationship skills and high emotional intelligence Fostering positive adult and youth culture that welcomes failure and growth mindsets    
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Jul 10, 2019
Full time
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is seeking an Assistant Vice Chancellor, Chief Human Resources Officer (AVC, CHRO). This position will strategically lead personnel planning and administration for staff and faculty on the campus, innovatively develop and manage his/her human resources team, and assertively act as the principal representative of the Chancellor to the CU system human resources office and committees. The AVC, CHRO is responsible for the overall management of the Department of Human Resources that includes HR services, compensation, compliance, training, recruiting, and affirmative action.  S/he engages the campus academic and administrative leadership regarding human resources programs and issues and provides initial consultation to campus on HR services available through CU system Employee Services. This position also provides guidance and advice to the student employment department. Duties and responsibilities include providing leadership in the development, implementation, and ongoing execution of sound human resources and management practices, policies, initiatives, and actions. S/he will lead development and execution of policy and programmatic direction for the campus human resources functions. The AVC, CHRO will also provide day-to-day Office of Human Resources operations management, including monitoring staffing patterns, workloads, initiatives and office priorities. The right candidate will have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in human resources management, organizational management, public administration, business or related field. S/he will also have ten years of progress professional Human Resources experience and five years of experience in a leadership and supervisory capacity. Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree from an accredited institution, experience working with federal and/or state personnel systems and experience in a senior management position in HR in a higher education environment. In order to apply, please submit a comprehensive CV, cover letter and names and addresses of three references to uccs_avcchro@odgersberndtson.com . For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by August 16th, 2019.
Fort Lewis College Durango, CO, USA
Jul 10, 2019
Full time
Job Summary :   The Director of Human Resources is responsible for overseeing and providing strategic direction for all human resources activities at the college .  The position provides strategic and operational leadership to college constituents in hu man resources planning, policy creation and implementation, problem resolution, and systems development. The Director p lans and implements strategic initiatives , ensuring maximum efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies . The position further e nsures that Human Resources (HR) programs and initiatives are consistently applied and are integrated and effective in supporting the College’s overall mission, goals , and objectives. The Director of Human Resources s erves as a member of the leadership team and may serve on multiple c ollege planning and policy-making committees.   Essential Functions and Responsibilities :   Supports and, where appropriate, leads change management in alignment with the college’s strategic plan.   Coordinates employee development, including on-boarding and training programs, aimed at influencing organizational culture.    Participates in executive planning and decision making for HR and various institutional programs , while provid ing broad administrative leadership and coordination to the c ollege and senior executives as designated by the Vice President for Finance & Administration.   Provides strategic guidance and consultation to college constituents regarding Human Resources best practices, policy interpretation, problem resolution, and compliance with college regulations and state and federal law.   Provide s leadership on the development and implementation of sustainable compensation models and benefits programs, balancing prudency while continuing to offer competitive compensation packages to attract and retain top talent.   Ensures that HR related services - including hiring, compensation, discipline, grievance resolution, etc. - to internal stakeholders are effective, cohesive, and consistent with the needs and objectives of the various departments, as well as the institution as a whole.   Provides direction and oversight in the development and implementation of employee relations strategies and programs designed to minimize and mediate workplace disputes, and to foster a positive and productive work environment.   Provides strategic direction and expert consultation to departments , ensuring compliance and consistency in the application of HR practices .     Offers on-going training and guidance to programs and department s , and assist s in aligning departmental HR needs with c ollege guidelines.   Designs, evaluates, maintains, and implements organizational programs, services, initiatives and procedures to streamline and/or automate processes, improve customer service, optimize HR services, and improve data management.   Monitors and evaluates operational effectiveness of programs; develops reporting procedures and other methods to establish program accountability; revises processes and procedures to reflect best practices and to improve program effectiveness.   Establish es and monitors various metrics related to HR best practices .   Anticipates, establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures.   Supervises HR staff; establishes standards, evaluates performance, and monitors workload and productivity.   Ensures that the development and execution of policies governing Human Resources practices comply with all local, state, and federal regulations.   Serve s as Trustee for Colorado Higher Education Insurance Benefits Alliance Trust, the faculty and professional staff benefit system.  Requires bi-monthly travel.   Manages operating budgets, systems, and procedures for the unit(s) of oversight.   Oversees the Equal Opportunity Coordinator.   Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.   Required Education , Specialized Skills and Experience:   A baccalaureate degree plus 5 years of progressively responsible management experience, preferably in a higher education human resources environment .   Certification as a Professional in Human Resources ( PHR ) , and/or Society for Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) designation .   Demonstrated knowledge of employment law and human resource information systems.   Demonstrated e xpertise across HR functional areas .   Supervisory experience with proven ability to provide strong leadership.   Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion .   Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and HRIS database experience.   Preferred Education , Specialized Skills and Experience:   A Master’s Degree in Human Resources or a related field, or a Law Degree.    Ten years of progressively responsible management experience.   Senior Professional in Human Resources ( SPHR ) and/ or SHRM Senior Certified Professional ( SHRM-SCP ) certification.   Demonstrated professionalism in written and oral communications.   Experience working with faculty, exempt staff, classified staff and student employees.   Reports To / Supervisory Responsibility:   Reports to Vice President of Finance & Administration / Supervises HR staff   Work Environment:   The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee can expect while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).   Ability to work in an office setting.    Ability to work at a computer for an extended period of time.   Physical Demands:   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function   While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, reach, stoop, kneel, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone.   Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements to do computer work .   Light to moderate lifting is required .   Travel:   5%-10% of travel time expected for this position.  Most travel occurs within the state to attend the bi-monthly Colorado Higher Education Insurance Benefits Alliance Trust (CHEIBA).   FLSA Status/ Posit ion Type/Expected Hours of Work/ and Salary Range :   Exempt   Full -t ime; 1.0 FTE   Permanent   12 -m onth p osition     40 - hour week       Benefit s provided     Application Process :   Email submissions only accepted.   A complete application packet includes:   A letter of interest addressing the minimum qualifications and responsibilities   Resume   A statement of how you incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace   List of three references and their contact information   Submit materials as one PDF file via email to:  hrdirectorsearch@fortlewis.edu Application materials received by August 11 th  will receive full considera tion. The position will  remain open until filled.     
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Jul 10, 2019
Full time
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is seeking a Dean of the College of Business and Administration. The Dean will be the chief academic and administrative officer for the College and reports to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Working closely with the management team and collaboratively with the faculty of the College, the Dean’s primary responsibilities include building and maintaining the quality of business programs, building and supporting faculty teaching and scholarship, managing the AACSB accreditation, strengthening relationships with the business community, and fundraising. The Dean must work collegially with fellow members of the Deans’ Council and other senior university administrators to advance the mission of the University. An open, collaborative leader with a keen desire to work closely with faculty and staff, the Dean is responsible for the College’s development activities. They will develop community, industry, and government partnerships that support College programs and provide external resource enhancement. The Dean provides effective management and execution of fiscal policies and procedures and will establish policies and procedures for shared College governance and collegial decision making. Essential qualifications include leadership experience in business higher education, for profit and/or nonprofit arena. A terminal degree in one of the disciplines housed in the College and a record sufficient to merit appointment as a tenured full professor or a related degree with significant experience in leading a College of Business is required. Successful administrative experience at an AACSB-accredited college at the level of academic department head, assistant dean, or dean, or other comparable administrative experience appropriate for the College is required. In order to apply, please submit a comprehensive CV, cover letter and names and addresses of three references to uccs_deancb@odgersberndtson.com . For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by August 16th, 2019.
$47,701 yearly
Tohono O'odham Community College Sells, AZ, USA
Jul 09, 2019
Full time
Job Title:       Early Childhood Education Instructor Reports To:    Academic Dean Status:            Full-time/ Regular/ Salary Salary:           Depending on Experience   SUMMARY: The Instructor will teach courses in a tribal community college setting. Assignments may include evening and weekend classes in face-to-face and online formats. The instructor will be expected to design curriculum, participate in faculty curriculum development, and participate in committee work. Instructor will support the T-Ṣo:ṣon (Our Core Values) including T-Wohocudadag – Our Beliefs, T-Apedag – Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida – Our Deepest Respect and I-We:mta – Working Together. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Instructs students in a classroom setting in an assigned area of responsibility, ensuring applicable core competencies are addressed; develops course syllabus; plans, teaches, observes; grades assignments completed by students; and evaluates overall student performance; Teach courses in accordance with college and departmental policies and procedures (15 semester hour teaching load each semester); Be student-centered and focused on student learning outcomes; Instruct and evaluate student performance in an assigned area of responsibility, ensuring applicable core competencies are addressed; Participates in the development of applicable instructional materials, exams, workshops, tutorials, presentations, support items, special programs, and/or other related items; Conduct research into new and/or revised pedagogies and educational philosophies, and maintain currency in the discipline; Facilitates study sessions, workshops and advising meetings with students; Participate in meetings, committees, and in other college and community activities; May assist in the preparation of schedules and course offerings; Develop and implement and integrate Tohono O’odham culture in the curriculum; Prepare and submit timely grade reports on student performance as scheduled or required; Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.   TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in the teaching field or masters in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field or masters in any teaching field with 24 upper division and/or graduate semester hours in the teaching field.  Experience with, or willingness to learn, multimedia presentation, ITV course delivery, and online course development and teaching.   Additional Consideration May Be Given To Individuals with the Following Qualifications: Ph.D. in the teaching field. Ability to speak and understand O’odham and/or Spanish. Knowledge and understanding of the historical and contemporary issues facing Native peoples. Three to five years of instructional experience in an academic environment.   LICENSING REQUIREMENTS Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUI's or major traffic offences within the past two years. Must successfully pass a background check and finger print clearance. Licenses may be required depending on area of assignment.   KNOWLEDGE: Instructional methodologies; Adult learning theory; Research methods; Student evaluation methods; Principles in assigned academic area; Advising processes and practices; Curriculum development.   SKILLS: Using a computer and related software applications; Conducting research; Evaluating student performance; Instructing students; Creating collateral materials for class sessions; Advising students; Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, and the general public.   WORK ENVIRONMENT: TOCC is a tribal college located on the Tohono O’odham Nation, 60 miles west of Tucson. The instructor will work closely with members of the Tohono O’odham Nation within a multicultural setting.   BENEFITS The College offers a comprehensive benefit package and 401(k).    HOW TO APPLY Applications are available on line at www.tocc.edu. Interested applicants must submit a completed TOCC application for employment, resume, related degrees, transcripts, certificates, a list of three references (name, position, organization and work phone numbers), and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the past twelve months.  If claiming Indian Preference under Tohono O’odham Ordinance 01-85, submit a copy of certification or enrollment card and/ or if claiming Veteran Preference, submit a copy of the DD214 form to:   TOHONO O’ODHAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE ATTENTION:  HUMAN RESOURCES P.O. BOX 3129 SELLS, AZ  85634 VOICE (520) 383-0049 FAX (520) 383-0029   "This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer."
$47,701 yearly
Tohono O'odham Community College Sells, AZ, USA
Jul 09, 2019
Full time
Job Title:       ANR Instructor Reports To:   Academic Dean Status:         Full-time/ Regular/ Salary Salary:           $47,701 annual   SUMMARY: The instructor will teach courses in natural and environmental sciences in a tribal community college setting. Assignments may include evening and weekend classes in face-to-face and online formats. The instructor will be expected to design curriculum, participate in faculty curriculum development, and participate in committee work. Instructor will support the T-Ṣo:ṣon (Our Core Values) including T-Wohocudadag – Our Beliefs, T-Apedag – Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida – Our Deepest Respect and I-We:mta – Working Together.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Instructs students in a classroom setting in an assigned area of responsibility, ensuring applicable core competencies are addressed; develops course syllabus; plans, teaches, observes; grades assignments completed by students; and evaluates overall student performance; Teach courses in accordance with college and departmental policies and procedures (15 semester hour teaching load each semester); Be student-centered and focused on student learning outcomes; Instruct and evaluate student performance in an assigned area of responsibility, ensuring applicable core competencies are addressed; Participates in the development of applicable instructional materials, exams, workshops, tutorials, presentations, support items, special programs, and/or other related items; Conduct research into new and/or revised pedagogies and educational philosophies, and maintain currency in the discipline; Facilitates study sessions, workshops and advising meetings with students; Participate in meetings, committees, and in other college and community activities; May assist in the preparation of schedules and course offerings; Develop and implement and integrate Tohono O’odham culture in the curriculum; Prepare and submit timely grade reports on student performance as scheduled or required; Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.   TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in the teaching field or masters in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field or masters in any teaching field with 24 upper division and/or graduate semester hours in the teaching field.  Experience with, or willingness to learn, multimedia presentation, ITV course delivery, and online course development and teaching.   Additional Consideration May Be Given To Individuals with the Following Qualifications: Ph.D. in the teaching field. Ability to speak and understand O’odham and/or Spanish. Knowledge and understanding of the historical and contemporary issues facing Native peoples. Three to five years of instructional experience in an academic environment.   LICENSING REQUIREMENTS Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUI's or major traffic offences within the past two years. Must successfully pass a background check and finger print clearance. Licenses may be required depending on area of assignment.   KNOWLEDGE: Instructional methodologies; Adult learning theory; Research methods; Student evaluation methods; Principles in assigned academic area; Advising processes and practices; Curriculum development.   SKILLS: Using a computer and related software applications; Conducting research; Evaluating student performance; Instructing students; Creating collateral materials for class sessions; Advising students; Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, and the general public.   WORK ENVIRONMENT: TOCC is a tribal college located on the Tohono O’odham Nation, 60 miles west of Tucson. The instructor will work closely with members of the Tohono O’odham Nation within a multicultural setting.   BENEFITS: The College offers a comprehensive benefit package and 401(k).    HOW TO APPLY Applications are available on line at www.tocc.edu. Interested applicants must submit a completed TOCC application for employment, resume, related degrees, transcripts, certificates, a list of three references (name, position, organization and work phone numbers), and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the past twelve months.  If claiming Indian Preference under Tohono O’odham Ordinance 01-85, submit a copy of certification or enrollment card and/ or if claiming Veteran Preference, submit a copy of the DD214 form to:   TOHONO O’ODHAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE ATTENTION:  HUMAN RESOURCES P.O. BOX 3129 SELLS, AZ  85634 VOICE (520) 383-0049 FAX (520) 383-0029   "This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer."
$47,701 yearly
Tohono O'odham Community College Sells, AZ, USA
Jul 09, 2019
Full time
Job Title:       Tohono O’odham Language and Culture Instructor Reports To:   Academic Chair Status:         Full-time/ Regular/ Salary Salary:           $47,701   SUMMARY: The Instructor will teach courses in a tribal community college setting. Assignments may include evening and weekend classes in face-to-face and online formats. The instructor will be expected to design curriculum, participate in faculty curriculum development, and participate in committee work. Instructor will support the T-Ṣo:ṣon (Our Core Values) including T-Wohocudadag – Our Beliefs, T-Apedag – Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida – Our Deepest Respect and I-We:mta – Working Together. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Instructs students in a classroom setting in an assigned area of responsibility, ensuring applicable core competencies are addressed; develops course syllabus; plans, teaches, observes; grades assignments completed by students; and evaluates overall student performance; Teach courses in accordance with college and departmental policies and procedures (15 semester hour teaching load each semester); Be student-centered and focused on student learning outcomes; Instruct and evaluate student performance in an assigned area of responsibility, ensuring applicable core competencies are addressed; Participates in the development of applicable instructional materials, exams, workshops, tutorials, presentations, support items, special programs, and/or other related items; Conduct research into new and/or revised pedagogies and educational philosophies, and maintain currency in the discipline; Facilitates study sessions, workshops and advising meetings with students; Participate in meetings, committees, and in other college and community activities; May assist in the preparation of schedules and course offerings; Develop and implement and integrate Tohono O’odham culture in the curriculum; Prepare and submit timely grade reports on student performance as scheduled or required; Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.   TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in the teaching field or masters in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field or masters in any teaching field with 24 upper division and/or graduate semester hours in the teaching field.  Experience with, or willingness to learn, multimedia presentation, ITV course delivery, and online course development and teaching.   Additional Consideration May Be Given To Individuals with the Following Qualifications: Ph.D. in the teaching field. Ability to speak and understand O’odham and/or Spanish. Knowledge and understanding of the historical and contemporary issues facing Native peoples. Three to five years of instructional experience in an academic environment.   LICENSING REQUIREMENTS Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUI's or major traffic offences within the past two years. Must successfully pass a background check and finger print clearance. Licenses may be required depending on area of assignment.   KNOWLEDGE: Instructional methodologies; Adult learning theory; Research methods; Student evaluation methods; Principles in assigned academic area; Advising processes and practices; Curriculum development.   SKILLS: Using a computer and related software applications; Conducting research; Evaluating student performance; Instructing students; Creating collateral materials for class sessions; Advising students; Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, and the general public.   WORK ENVIRONMENT: TOCC is a tribal college located on the Tohono O’odham Nation, 60 miles west of Tucson. The instructor will work closely with members of the Tohono O’odham Nation within a multi-cultural setting.   BENEFITS The College offers a comprehensive benefit package and 401(k).   HOW TO APPLY Applications are available on line at www.tocc.edu. Interested applicants must submit a completed TOCC application for employment, resume, related degrees, transcripts, certificates, a list of three references (name, position, organization and work phone numbers), and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the past twelve months.  If claiming Indian Preference under Tohono O’odham Ordinance 01-85, submit a copy of certification or enrollment card and/ or if claiming Veteran Preference, submit a copy of the DD214 form to:   TOHONO O’ODHAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE ATTENTION:  HUMAN RESOURCES P.O. BOX 3129 SELLS, AZ  85634 VOICE (520) 383-0049 FAX (520) 383-0029   "This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer."
$70,000 yearly
Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA, USA
Jul 05, 2019
Full time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Dean of Academics (F/T, 12 months)   OPENING DATE :    July 5, 2019 REVIEW DATE:      July 22, 2019 CLOSING DAT E:     Open until filled START DATE :         ASAP or 2 weeks after acceptance LOCATION:             NWIC Main Campus SALARY:                   $70,000 Max DOE SUPERVISOR:         Vice President of Instruction and Student Services   The salary placement upon hire will be based on the selected candidate’s education and relevant work experience as outlined in the job announcement and the established salary schedule for the classification of position to be filled.   Northwest Indian College hiring practices include adherence to the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 473).  NWIC supports and provides equal opportunity employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information.   SCOPE OF WORK The Dean of Academics oversees academic programs, including supervising the Department Chairs of the Bachelor degree programs and Associate Dean of Two-Year Programs, which includes curriculum, assessment and program review, academic policy and processes, faculty appointments and evaluations, and academic budget planning.  Under the direction of the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services, the Dean also works collaboratively with the Dean of Student Life and the Dean of Indigenous Education, along with Enrollment Services to ensure consistency between curriculum offerings, academic goals, academic policy and processes, faculty hiring and evaluation, admission and student policies, academic calendar, accreditation compliance, and other interrelated aspects, as well as student success and retention.   The Dean’s leadership will be informed by the College’s Mission, Vision, NWIC beliefs and values, and Strategic Plan.  The Dean will support the College’s beliefs and values including , Səla-lexw :  Our Strength comes from the old people.  From them we receive our teachings and knowledge and the advice we need for our daily lives; Schtəngəxwən :  We are responsible to protect our territory.  This means that we take care of our land and water and everything that is on it and in it; Xwləmi-chosən :  Our culture is our language.  We should strengthen and maintain our language; Leng-e-sot :  We take care of ourselves, watch out for ourselves and love and take care of one another; Xaalh :  Life Balance/Sacred.  The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication, relationship building, and interpersonal skills, and will have in depth understanding of the Coast Salish communities. The candidate must be well respected and rooted in the Coast Salish community to work collaboratively and respectfully with other key Tribal Nations, including the Pacific Northwest Tribes in the College’s service area.    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES   Administrative and Leadership Responsibilities:   Provides leadership for academic program evaluation, development and successful implementation to ensure that programs meet the needs of the tribal communities we serve. Provides academic support to students. Participates in the identification of potential funding sources and oversees/prepares grant proposals to secure program support and expansion. Develops and utilizes professional networks in developing grant opportunities and proposals.  Ensures the quality of academic instruction, academic staff and faculty. Recruit, select, orient, train, counsel, evaluate and manage faculty members to promote faculty/staff retention. Work with Human Resources and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services to maintain staffing levels as needed. Participate in the hiring faculty and staff. Actively participates as a member of various college committees/teams such as the Administrative Team, Leadership Team, Accreditation Steering Committee, Core Theme Teams, and other high level committees as requested. Perform teacher and staff evaluation. Provide Professional and Instructional Development. Conduct or arrange regular faculty meetings and in-service for all instructors and facilitate faculty training programs in concert with the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services. Ensure all faculty are following the course objectives, course content, timely grading. Maintain current working knowledge of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and assist with implementation and oversight of academic processes related to accreditation compliance. Works with department chairs to ensure curricular consistency and that Indigenous knowledge is the framework for the curriculum. Leads the departments to develop and revise department curricula and instructional practices; reviews department curriculum; leads the curricula review process and prepares reports.  Assists with building capacity of student/faculty research. Responsible for the implementation of the Strategic Plan (in areas that are appropriate). Responsible for the development of the Academic/ Instructional Calendar. Ensure that all Academic Policies are maintained and implemented. Liaison with other Colleges and feeder high schools as required. Provides support for the quality of teaching resources and supervises where appropriate. Other duties as assigned.   SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES   In accordance with the College's policies and procedures, this position will supervise a variety of staff and faculty members including, but not limited to:  Department Chairs of Four-Year degree programs, Associate Dean of Two-Year Degree Programs, Director of Extended Campus Sites, Workforce Education, E-Learning/Distance Education, Library services, and Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation Institute.  Other duties may include supporting interns, work study students, and any other additional staff that may be included in the daily functions associated with the academic areas of the College.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED to perform this position successfully:   Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Adult Education, Educational Leadership /Administration or related field; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Three years of prior experience working with tribal communities and knowledge of incorporating Indigenous /local ways of knowing into teaching and learning strategies; Three years working with extended sites and/or distance education; Experience with and sensitivity to Native American people and cultural customs; Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks effectively; Competency in using computers, including Internet, e-mail, word processing and spreadsheets   Preferred Qualifications: Supervision of staff, budget management and knowledge of assessment. Experience working with a tribal college and/or a tribal community. Experience working in a college setting and in a team environment.   Other Qualifications: Must have a current driver’s license and a driving abstract that meets employer qualifications for insurability as well as the ability to travel on occasion.   Other Skills and Abilities: Confidentiality – Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality as an administrative professional.  Federal regulations require the highest standards of privacy in regard to student records; Ability to be a self-starter and sustain a high level of activity with minimal supervision; Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work well with all people; Maintain professional work relationships; Ability to travel throughout the service area and out of state for training and conferences.     APPLICATION PROCESS Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.    Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications NWIC Application Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form Current and complete professional resume Copies of college transcripts (official copy requested at time of hire) Three letters of recommendation from persons, who are not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials   The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:   Human Resources Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA  98226-9278 Telephone/Fax: (360) 392-4230 Email: employment@nwic.edu  
$19,263 - $23,125 yearly
Northwest Indian College 12503 Yelm Highway Southeast, Olympia, WA, USA
Jul 02, 2019
Part time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Native Studies Leadership Faculty Member – Nisqually Site P/T (.525 FTE / 21 hours/week)   OPENING DATE :    July 2, 2019 REVIEW DATE:      July 23, 2019 CLOSING DAT E:     Open until filled START DATE :         September 9, 2019 LOCATION:             Nisqually Site SALARY:                    $19,263 to 23,125 Max DOE   The salary placement upon hire will be based on the selected candidate’s education and relevant work experience as outlined in the job announcement and the established salary schedule for the classification of position to be filled.  The salary is based on a 9 month faculty contract, with the possibility of supplemental summer salary through research grants and/or summer teaching.   Northwest Indian College hiring practices include adherence to the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 473).  NWIC supports and provides equal opportunity employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information.   SCOPE OF WORK This position’s primary responsibilities are related to teaching in the discipline of Native Studies.  This position will collaborate and coordinate with the Native Studies Curriculum Developers to implement the curriculum materials prepared for the Core courses in NSL and teach the courses as assigned by the director.   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Primary Duties Teach native studies courses, primarily the Core courses in the NSL, and other courses as assigned by the Coast Salish Institute director; Lead seminars that contribute to the revitalization of Coast Salish language and history; Remain current with the literature and research in their field by participating in conferences, conducting literature reviews, collecting and analyzing data, and publishing their work in journals and books; Demonstrate the ability to interact and communicate effectively with students, local communities, and elders; May be required to perform additional duties of faculty as appropriate and necessary.       Secondary Duties Conduct moderate to complex research tasks that contribute to the body of knowledge in Native Studies; Identify appropriate historical and culturally significant resources for use in the curriculum; Develop curriculum; Write, review and edit various materials for publication. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES There are no supervisor responsibilities associated with the position at this time.   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED to perform this position successfully:   Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree in a related field (or applicant with a bachelor’s degree who is currently enrolled in a master’s program);   Experience in working with diverse student populations (developmental, multicultural, and applied learning); Thorough understanding of the concept of Self Determination as it relates to the Coast Salish and other federally recognized tribes; Willingness and desire to work with student groups, advise students, faculty, any advisory committee, community members, and elders; Commitment to personal professional development;   Ability to accurately follow oral and written instructions; Ability to work independently with little supervision; A strong desire to learn and be self-motivated   Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in a relevant field of study.   Other Qualifications: Must have a current driver’s license and a driving abstract that meets employer qualifications for insurability.    Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.    Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.    Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.   Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of computer software(s) including, but not limited to, Microsoft office programs, MAC OSX, Final Cut Pro and DVD Creator software.   Other Skills and Abilities: Preference given to enrolled tribal members within the Coast Salish territory. Thorough knowledge of the content area for which the faculty member is assigned. Demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of the cultural, social and political environment in which the Coast Salish lived in historic times and into modern times. Understands the importance of a “community approach” for traditional leadership and language revitalization. Excellent communication skills in the classroom and interpersonal skills with NWIC students, faculty and staff. Understanding of assessment, particularly as it relates to the Teaching and Learning philosophy of NWIC. Experience with or willingness to learn different modes of instruction (on-ground, online, ITV, hybrid, etc.), teaching and learning, and assessment. Excellent report writing skills and organizational abilities.   APPLICATION PROCESS Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.    Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications NWIC Application Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form Current and complete professional resume Copies of college transcripts (official copy requested at time of hire) Three letters of recommendation from persons, who not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials   The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:   Human Resources Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA  98226-9278 Telephone/Fax: (360) 392-4230 Email: employment@nwic.edu  
$19,263 - $23,125 yearly
Northwest Indian College 17113 Tallawhalt Way, La Conner, WA, USA
Jul 02, 2019
Part time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Native Studies Leadership Faculty Member – Swinomish Site P/T (.525 FTE / 21 hours/week)   OPENING DATE :    July 2, 2019 REVIEW DATE:      July 23, 2019 CLOSING DAT E:     Open until filled START DATE :         September 9, 2019 LOCATION:             Swinomish Site SALARY:                    $19,263 to $23,125 Max DOE   The salary placement upon hire will be based on the selected candidate’s education and relevant work experience as outlined in the job announcement and the established salary schedule for the classification of position to be filled.  The salary is based on a 9 month faculty contract, with the possibility of supplemental summer salary through research grants and/or summer teaching.   Northwest Indian College hiring practices include adherence to the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 473).  NWIC supports and provides equal opportunity employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information.   SCOPE OF WORK This position’s primary responsibilities are related to teaching in the discipline of Native Studies.  This position will collaborate and coordinate with the Native Studies Curriculum Developers to implement the curriculum materials prepared for the Core courses in NSL and teach the courses as assigned by the director.   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Primary Duties Teach native studies courses, primarily the Core courses in the NSL, and other courses as assigned by the Coast Salish Institute director; Lead seminars that contribute to the revitalization of Coast Salish language and history; Remain current with the literature and research in their field by participating in conferences, conducting literature reviews, collecting and analyzing data, and publishing their work in journals and books; Demonstrate the ability to interact and communicate effectively with students, local communities, and elders; May be required to perform additional duties of faculty as appropriate and necessary.       Secondary Duties Conduct moderate to complex research tasks that contribute to the body of knowledge in Native Studies; Identify appropriate historical and culturally significant resources for use in the curriculum; Develop curriculum; Write, review and edit various materials for publication. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES There are no supervisor responsibilities associated with the position at this time.   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED to perform this position successfully:   Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree in a related field (or applicant with a bachelor’s degree who is currently enrolled in a master’s program);   Experience in working with diverse student populations (developmental, multicultural, and applied learning); Thorough understanding of the concept of Self Determination as it relates to the Coast Salish and other federally recognized tribes; Willingness and desire to work with student groups, advise students, faculty, any advisory committee, community members, and elders; Commitment to personal professional development;   Ability to accurately follow oral and written instructions; Ability to work independently with little supervision; A strong desire to learn and be self-motivated   Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in a relevant field of study.   Other Qualifications: Must have a current driver’s license and a driving abstract that meets employer qualifications for insurability.    Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.    Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.    Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.   Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of computer software(s) including, but not limited to, Microsoft office programs, MAC OSX, Final Cut Pro and DVD Creator software.   Other Skills and Abilities: Preference given to enrolled tribal members within the Coast Salish territory. Thorough knowledge of the content area for which the faculty member is assigned. Demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of the cultural, social and political environment in which the Coast Salish lived in historic times and into modern times. Understands the importance of a “community approach” for traditional leadership and language revitalization. Excellent communication skills in the classroom and interpersonal skills with NWIC students, faculty and staff. Understanding of assessment, particularly as it relates to the Teaching and Learning philosophy of NWIC. Experience with or willingness to learn different modes of instruction (on-ground, online, ITV, hybrid, etc.), teaching and learning, and assessment. Excellent report writing skills and organizational abilities.   APPLICATION PROCESS Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.    Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications NWIC Application Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form Current and complete professional resume Copies of college transcripts (official copy requested at time of hire) Three letters of recommendation from persons, who not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials   The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:   Human Resources Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA  98226-9278 Telephone/Fax: (360) 392-4230 Email: employment@nwic.edu  
$36,692 - $44,048 yearly
Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA, USA
Jul 01, 2019
Full time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Native Studies Leadership Faculty Member – F/T (9 months)   OPENING DATE :    July 1, 2019 REVIEW DATE:      July 22, 2019 CLOSING DAT E:     Open until filled START DATE :         September 9, 2019 LOCATION:             Lummi Main Campus SALARY:                    $36,692 to $44,048 Max DOE   The salary placement upon hire will be based on the selected candidate’s education and relevant work experience as outlined in the job announcement and the established salary schedule for the classification of position to be filled.  The salary is based on a 9 month faculty contract, with the possibility of supplemental summer salary through research grants and/or summer teaching.   Northwest Indian College hiring practices include adherence to the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 473).  NWIC supports and provides equal opportunity employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information.   SCOPE OF WORK This position’s primary responsibilities are related to teaching in the discipline of Native Studies.  This position will collaborate and coordinate with the Native Studies Curriculum Developers to implement the curriculum materials prepared for the Core courses in NSL and teach the courses as assigned by the director.   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Primary Duties Teach native studies courses, primarily the Core courses in the NSL, and other courses as assigned by the Coast Salish Institute director; Lead seminars that contribute to the revitalization of Coast Salish language and history; Remain current with the literature and research in their field by participating in conferences, conducting literature reviews, collecting and analyzing data, and publishing their work in journals and books; Demonstrate the ability to interact and communicate effectively with students, local communities, and elders; May be required to perform additional duties of faculty as appropriate and necessary.       Secondary Duties Conduct moderate to complex research tasks that contribute to the body of knowledge in Native Studies; Identify appropriate historical and culturally significant resources for use in the curriculum; Develop curriculum; Write, review and edit various materials for publication. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES There are no supervisor responsibilities associated with the position at this time.   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED to perform this position successfully:   Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree in a related field (or applicant with a bachelor’s degree who is currently enrolled in a master’s program);   Experience in working with diverse student populations (developmental, multicultural, and applied learning); Thorough understanding of the concept of Self Determination as it relates to the Coast Salish and other federally recognized tribes; Willingness and desire to work with student groups, advise students, faculty, any advisory committee, community members, and elders; Commitment to personal professional development;   Ability to accurately follow oral and written instructions; Ability to work independently with little supervision; A strong desire to learn and be self-motivated   Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in a relevant field of study.   Other Qualifications: Must have a current driver’s license and a driving abstract that meets employer qualifications for insurability.    Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.    Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.    Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.   Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of computer software(s) including, but not limited to, Microsoft office programs, MAC OSX, Final Cut Pro and DVD Creator software.   Other Skills and Abilities: Preference given to enrolled tribal members within the Coast Salish territory. Thorough knowledge of the content area for which the faculty member is assigned. Demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of the cultural, social and political environment in which the Coast Salish lived in historic times and into modern times. Understands the importance of a “community approach” for traditional leadership and language revitalization. Excellent communication skills in the classroom and interpersonal skills with NWIC students, faculty and staff. Understanding of assessment, particularly as it relates to the Teaching and Learning philosophy of NWIC. Experience with or willingness to learn different modes of instruction (on-ground, online, ITV, hybrid, etc.), teaching and learning, and assessment. Excellent report writing skills and organizational abilities.   APPLICATION PROCESS Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.    Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications NWIC Application Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form Current and complete professional resume Copies of college transcripts (official copy requested at time of hire) Three letters of recommendation from persons, who not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials   The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:   Human Resources Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA  98226-9278 Telephone/Fax: (360) 392-4230 Email: employment@nwic.edu